Raising the Global Floor Dismantling the Myth That We Can't Afford Good Working Conditions for Everyone

ISBN-10: 0804768900
ISBN-13: 9780804768900
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Jody Heymann is Dean of the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA.

Jody Heymann is Founding Director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University. An internationally renowned researcher on working families, Heymann has authored more than 130 publications, including ten books. Her work has been featured widely on TV, radio, and in print. Alison Earle is a Research Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health. The Co-director of the Project on Global Working Families, she has led award-winning research on paid sick leave.

Preface
The Struggle Below the Surface: Declining Working Conditions
Examining The Contentions Feeding Inaction
The Argument that Humane Working Conditions Lead to Higher Unemployment
The Contention that Countries Can't Compete if They Protect Working Adults
The Myth that Labor Laws Do Not Make a Difference
Requirements For Change
Achieving Global Consensus
Addressing Where the World Lags Behind
Moving from Evidence to Action: Raising the Floor of Working Conditions and Equity
Appendix
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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